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The NHL shootout: the part of the game practice and coaching ca…

The NHL shootout: the part of the game practice and coaching can’t solve

thehockeynews.com Updated 22 hours ago
The Flyers’ 2-1 shootout loss to Florida Thursday marked their fifth loss in as many shootouts this season. With even one or two wins in those five games, Philly would be within sniffing distance of a wild card berth and not, as they currently are, clos…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Kings must free up space for Williams, Jets sear…

    Rumor Roundup: Kings must free up space for Williams, Jets search for blueline help

    thehockeynews.com Dec 18 (yesterday)
    ESPN.com’s Pierre LeBrun reports the Los Angeles Kings last week opened contract talks with right wing Justin Williams, winner of the 2014 Conn Smythe Trophy during the Kings’ march to the Stanley Cup last spring. LeBrun reports the Kings really want to…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Trading Hall would do little to help Oilers long…

    Rumor Roundup: Trading Hall would do little to help Oilers long-term improvement

    thehockeynews.com Dec 17 (3 days ago)
    The Edmonton Oilers firing of head coach Dallas Eakins prompted speculation over potential roster changes. It’s believed Oilers management will consider all options going forward, including the possibility of trading star left wing Taylor Hall. TSN’s Da…
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  • Buffalo Sabres return centre Grigorenko to AHL Rochester follow…

    Buffalo Sabres return centre Grigorenko to AHL Rochester following 1-game stint

    NHL.com Dec 17 (3 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Buffalo Sabres centre Mikhail Grigorenko is heading back to the minors after a one-game NHL stint. The Sabres returned the 2012 first-round draft pick to their AHL affiliate in Rochester on Wednesday, a day after Grigorenko pl...
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  • Mark Scheifele's three-point night gives Jets a 5-1 win over Sa…

    Mark Scheifele's three-point night gives Jets a 5-1 win over Sabres

    NHL.com Dec 17 (3 days ago)
    WINNIPEG - Mark Scheifele laughed as he described how his Winnipeg Jets teammates tried to help him score a hat trick on Tuesday night. Instead, the second-year centre scored a pair of goals and added an assist as the Jets halted the Buffalo ...
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  • NHL trade tracker: 2014-15 official deals

    NHL trade tracker: 2014-15 official deals

    NHL.com Nov 11
    Dec. 18 Jets acquire D Jay Harrison from Hurricanes in exchange for Ottawa's 2015 sixth-round draft pick Dec. 16 Sabres acquire F Jerry D'Amigo from Blue Jackets in exchange for F Luke Adam Dec. 14 Blue Jackets acquire F Jeremy Mori...
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  • Latvia love keeps Girgensons atop ASG vote

    Latvia love keeps Girgensons atop ASG vote

    ESPN.com Dec 16 (4 days ago)
    Latvia is in love with Buffalo Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons, who remains the runaway leader in the NHL All-Star game fan vote.
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  • What would it take for Ted Nolan to win coach of the year?

    What would it take for Ted Nolan to win coach of the year?

    thehockeynews.com Dec 16 (4 days ago)
    With the Buffalo Sabres eking their way into playoff contention, coach Ted Nolan has a shot, no matter how small it may be, at making this season Jack Adams Trophy worthy. Traditionally, winners of the yearly award for best coach are those who are the b…
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  • Rumor Roundup: McDavid hopefuls could thin out roster in hopes …

    Rumor Roundup: McDavid hopefuls could thin out roster in hopes of landing star

    thehockeynews.com Dec 16 (4 days ago)
    The floundering Edmonton Oilers appear the favorites to win the 2015 NHL draft lottery and select OHL scoring sensation Connor McDavid as the first-overall pick. However, they could soon have some competition in the McDavid sweepstakes. Luke DeCock of t…
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  • Don’t look now, but the Buffalo Sabres are in the playoff hunt

    Don’t look now, but the Buffalo Sabres are in the playoff hunt

    thehockeynews.com Dec 16 (4 days ago)
    After their 18th game of the season, the Buffalo Sabres had a 3-13-2 record and were being talked about the way you talk about that cousin nobody in your family likes to talk about: in hushed tones, with faint hope that things will turn around for them.…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Buffalo Sabres continue hot streak; Isles top …

    NHL Three Stars: Buffalo Sabres continue hot streak; Isles top Devils

    yahoo.com Dec 16 (4 days ago)
    No. 1 Star: Brian Flynn, Buffalo Sabres Flynn’s rebound goal with 3:29 left in the third period tied the game, and Matt Moulson’s lone shootout tally eventually won it over the Ottawa Senators, 5-4. Buffalo has now won six straight at home. Flynn also a…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Stewart still available, Blues and Jets may look…

    Rumor Roundup: Stewart still available, Blues and Jets may look for deals before trade freeze

    thehockeynews.com Dec 15 (5 days ago)
    With the NHL holiday trade freeze slated for midnight on Dec. 19, there’s increasing focus on Buffalo Sabres right wing Chris Stewart in the rumor mill. SI.com’s Allan Muir reports Sabres GM Tim Murray is reportedly willing to move the 27-year-old winge…
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  • Ennis named NHL first star of week after recording five points …

    Ennis named NHL first star of week after recording five points in three games

    NHL.com Dec 15 (5 days ago)
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Buffalo Sabres centre Tyler Ennis was named NHL first star of the week on Monday after recording five points in three games last week. Ennis had one goal and four assists over the period as the Sabres won three straight games...
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  • Ennis, Suter and Lundqvist named stars of the week

    Ennis, Suter and Lundqvist named stars of the week

    NHL.com Dec 15 (5 days ago)
    NEW YORK – Buffalo Sabres center Tyler Ennis, Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter and New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Dec. 14. FIRST STAR – TYLER ENNIS, C, BUFFALO SABRES...
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  • Even with goal Saturday night, Sabres’ Cody Hodgson continues t…

    Even with goal Saturday night, Sabres’ Cody Hodgson continues to struggle

    thehockeynews.com Dec 14 (6 days ago)
    There may be no one player who has struggled through the Buffalo Sabres season more than Cody Hodgson. When Hodgson scored on Saturday night, it was only his second tally of the season and fourth point of what has been a horrid campaign for the young ce…
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  • Zadorov scores 29 seconds into OT to lift Sabres over Panthers …

    Zadorov scores 29 seconds into OT to lift Sabres over Panthers 4-3

    NHL.com Dec 13 (6 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Nikita Zadorov scored 29 seconds into overtime to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 win over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Brian Gionta, Marcus Foligno and Cody Hodgson also scored for Buffalo (12-16-2), which has won...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Several teams looking at moves leading up to hol…

    Rumor Roundup: Several teams looking at moves leading up to holiday trade freeze

    thehockeynews.com Dec 13 (7 days ago)
    With the NHL’s holiday trade freeze beginning at midnight on Dec. 19 there’s growing speculation over possible moves leading up to the deadline. ESPN.com’s Craig Custance reports Buffalo Sabres GM Tim Murray is willing to be creative after noting a rece…
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  • Nolan calls out Stewart, winger responds with fight after telli…

    Nolan calls out Stewart, winger responds with fight after telling media to “ask Lucic how soft” he is

    Amid rumors that Chris Stewart and the Buffalo Sabres are in their last days together, it appears the big bodied forward and coach Ted Nolan aren’t seeing eye-to-eye. On Tuesday, the 27-year-old forward was scratched for the Sabres game against the Los …
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  • Moulson scores 2 goals, Enroth stops 42 shots to help Sabres be…

    Moulson scores 2 goals, Enroth stops 42 shots to help Sabres beat Flames, 4-3

    NHL.com Dec 11
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Matt Moulson scored twice and Jhonas Enroth stopped 42 shots as the Buffalo Sabres beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 on Thursday night. Zemgus Girgensons and Marcus Foligno also scored for the Sabres, while Tyler Ennis had three ass...
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  • Forget Mike Babcock speculation: Focus on Tyler Myers

    Forget Mike Babcock speculation: Focus on Tyler Myers

    Mike Babcock is vehemently denying rumors he’s on the verge of re-upping with the Detroit Red Wings as the highest-paid coach in the NHL and GM Ken Holland isn’t saying much of anything one way or the other. So where does that leave us? Well, your trust…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Ottawa could see more than just a coaching chang…

    Rumor Roundup: Ottawa could see more than just a coaching change

    The Ottawa Senators made headlines earlier this week by firing head coach Paul MacLean and replacing him with Dave Cameron. That might not be the only change in store for the Senators, who’ve won only three of their last 10 games entering Thursday’s til…
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  • Love from Latvia has Zemgus Girgensons leading All-Star voting

    Love from Latvia has Zemgus Girgensons leading All-Star voting

    You’ve certainly heard by now that the leading vote getter for the All-Star Game isn’t Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin, Jonathan Toews, or P.K. Subban. No, none of those stars have the top spot. Rather, the number one slot goes to Buffalo Sabres center Zem…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Enroth, Rinne record shutouts; Lowry leads Jet…

    NHL Three Stars: Enroth, Rinne record shutouts; Lowry leads Jets

    yahoo.com Dec 10
    No. 1 Stars: Jhonas Enroth, Buffalo Sabres Tyler Ennis’ goal was all the Sabres needed to blank the Los Angeles Kings 1-0. Cashing in on a power play chance four minutes into the third period, Ennis helped Buffalo snap an 0-for-11 slide on the power pla…
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  • Video - Sabres Edge Senators 01:14

    Sabres Edge Senators

    Dec 15
    Matt Moulson's shootout goal lifted the Sabres past the Senators 5-4.
  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 02:00

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Dec 4
    Check out some of the best goals and saves from this week in the NHL.
  • Video - Lightning Strike Sabres 01:26

    Lightning Strike Sabres

    Dec 4
    The Lightning scored three goals in the second period and went on to beat the Sabres 5-0.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL Top 3 Goals 00:59

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL Top 3 Goals

    Dec 2
    John Buccigross and Barry Melrose count down the top three goals of the week from across the NHL.

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